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Archie Williams High awards scholarships

The Archie Williams Scholarship Foundation recognized 20 graduating seniors for their outstanding achievement.  Each year the Scholarship Foundation awards 20 $3,000 scholarships in honor of or in memory of people…

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NAMI expands storytelling project

   This past summer, NAMI Marin hosted its summer storytelling series. The  series featured individuals with lived experiences in mental illness, suicide or substance abuse in an environment of compassion, respect,…


NOVATOSPIRIT ANNOUNCES FINAL YEAR

   Recently the Board of Directors of NovatoSpirit, a Novato-based nonprofit that has provided athletic scholarships to children with financial needs for 18 years, voted unanimously to continue serving the community’s…


MATRIX MIGHTY MILERS COMPETE IN MARATHON

Twenty young runners from Matrix Parents Network and Resource Center completed a 5k portion of the Santa Rosa Marathon on Aug. 27.    The Mighty Milers is an inclusive running program…


KIDS COOKING FOR LIFE FOUNDER PASSES AT 96

   Kids Cooking for Life announced the passing of its founder, Ted Smith, in August. An inspiring embodiment of the healthy nutritional principles he so cherished, he was a few months…


QUILT GUILD GIFTS GLOBAL BOOK EXCHANGE

Mt. Tam Quilt Guild recently donated a meaningful quilt to The Global Book Exchange in Terra Linda.    Inspired and encouraged by the volunteer work at the book exchange, a team…


NGS WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 As a once-undocumented refugee living in Marin’s low-income housing, Nghiem Bui is the first Next Generation Scholars alumnus to become the organization’s executive director.     Nghiem, who replaces Jeff Escabar, brings…


TEEN CREATES WATER CONSERVATION NONPROFIT

Aiden Mann is president of the Archie Williams High School Water Conservation Club and has founded a nonprofit to address a similar issue. The nonprofit just launched a GoFundMe campaign…


NONPROFIT GRANT APPLICATION PERIOD TO OPEN IN OCTOBER

  The Giving Marin Community Partnership is an initiative of community-minded North Bay businesses and institutions whose mission is to raise the level of community engagement with and exposure for 501(c)3…


BOOK EXCHANGE READIES SHIPMENT TO TANZANIA

   The Global Book Exchange, a San Rafael-based nonprofit, has completed collecting, organizing and packing 20,000 books for shipment to Tanzania. The free age-appropriate books will be distributed to 36 schools…